‘An Evening With Richard Kiel’ scheduled for May 27th in London

April 27th, 2013 by

Richard Kiel, best known for his role as Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker alongside Roger Moore, is to appear at The Misty Moon Gallery in London on May 27th. “An Evening With Richard Kiel” includes a Q & A with the actor, autograph signings and a screening of The Spy Who […]

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Bond girls on MasterChef

April 26th, 2013 by

Last night on the BBC’s long running MasterChef series, in which amateur chefs must up their game to professional standards to stand a chance of the MasterChef title, the semi-finalists were asked to serve dinner to 12 former Bond girls from across the 50 years of James Bond films. The episode sees Eunice Gayson, Shirley […]

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Richard Kiel to visit Beaulieu in May

April 25th, 2013 by

American actor Richard Kiel , best known for his portrayal of Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker is to appear at the Beaulieu National Motor Museum on Sunday 26th May, according to 007.com. The museum is home to the Bond In Motion exhibition, the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles and The actor will […]

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007 Kindle ebooks no fan should be without

April 25th, 2013 by

Depending on your point of view the Kindle is either a miracle device, or the work of the Devil. While some people like their device – or love the ability to read Amazon’s Kindle ebooks on an iPad or other device – many see the move towards putting books into an electronic format as destroying […]

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Signed Skyfall whisky raises £9,600 for charity

April 20th, 2013 by

A bottle of a whisky that appeared in Skyfall and signed by Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Bérénice Marlohe sold at auction for £9,635 at Sotheby’s. The bottle of The Macallan 1962 was donated to the charity auction by the owners of the Scotch distillery and is similar to the bottle seen on screen in […]

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London concert to celebrate John Barry’s music in October

April 18th, 2013 by

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is to celebrate the works of John Barry at a concert in October at the Royal Albert Hall. The concert will include music from a number of James Bond films, plus other works ranging from Dances With Wolves to The Black Hole. The concert will take place on Friday 4th October […]

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Three James Bond soundtracks to be reissued on vinyl

April 17th, 2013 by

Three James Bond soundtracks will be re-released on vinyl this month in sporting the original sleeve design. The three soundtracks are Dr No, Goldfinger and Live And Let Die, with the latter also available in a high definition digital audio. While Goldfinger seems an obvious choice, as it has what many consider to be the […]

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Solo: the Ian Fleming connection

April 16th, 2013 by

On Monday it was announced that the next James Bond novel, written by William Boyd, was to be called Solo. Boyd explained the title: saying “events conspire to make Bond go off on a self-appointed mission of his own, unannounced and without any authorization” and “as soon as I wrote down Solo on a sheet […]

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William Boyd’s James Bond novel revealed to be “Solo”

April 15th, 2013 by

The title of William Boyd’s James Bond continuation novel, due to be released in the UK in September, was revealed today at the London Book Fair by the author and later confirmed in a press release from Ian Fleming Publications. The book is to be titled Solo, which Boyd commented on, saying: “Sometimes less is […]

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Goldeneye screenwriter Michael France dies

April 15th, 2013 by

It has been announced that screenwriter Michael France, who was involved with Goldeneye as well as a number of other blockbusters, died over the weekend at the age of 51. He had been battling diabetes for a number of years and it appears that it was this that resulted in his death; just nine months […]

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